from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to or containing hydrogen.
- Formed or produced by water: applied to rocks formed by the action of water, in contradistinction to pyrogenous rocks, or those formed by the action of fire.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Of or pertaining to hydrogen; containing hydrogen.
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- adjective of, related to, or containing
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Acord then moderates the neutrons with a hydrogenous material, which could easily have been water or plastic, but which Acord has ingeniously chosen to be a 6cm slice of beeswax.
This all took place as they were hurrying down into the hall, where the odour was stifling now: that dank, offensive, hydrogenous smell which is pretty familiar to most people, and as they hurried on to the kitchen from which the cries for help came more faintly now, they entered upon a dimly-seen chaos of bricks, mortar, broken crockery, and upset kitchen furniture.
It was a dank, hydrogenous odour, which made me hold my fingers to my nose till I forgot it in the interest with which I watched the ship.
But I felt puzzled, for the steam was dense as ever, and I could only smell the dank, unpleasant, hydrogenous odour of decomposed water, while the smell which had reached the companion-way had been the fresh, sharp, pungent scent of burning wood.
But this is not the case with an animal that has been drowned, or killed by immersion in carbonic acid, azotic, or hydrogenous gases; in these last instances, the heart either does not contract at all, or very feebly, on the application of the strongest stimulants.
They may perhaps act as ferments, and occasion throughout the whole system a new and rapid combination of oxygen with the hydrogenous, carbonic, and perhaps azotic parts of the blood and fluids, and even of the solids, which will speedily destroy the excitability, and even the organization.
But in the present accurate state of our knov/lcdge relative to aeriform gases, it is too little to say and prove that the cause of these various flames is hydrogenous gas.
Wind which blows at the bottom generated by sulphurated hydrogenous gas ....
Jt is certain (for I have obferved it myfelf, and probably fome others before me), that* wood, when luminous, has almoft totally loft its refmous part, and that confequently in that ftate it retains fcarcely any cither of the carbonic or hydrogenous principle*, to which its - combuftibility was owing.
A portion of carbonated hydrogenous gas was introduced Tntoa glafs tube* clofed atone end, into which a piece of gold wire was inferted, that projected both within • and without the cavity of the tube.